Marv grew up in Northern Idaho on a farm north of Moscow. He went to school in Potlatch and entered the Navy in 1974. After 20 years in the Navy, Marv came back home to Idaho to work in the semi-conductor equipment manufacturing business. Along the way he started his company The Hagedorn Group, Inc (www.thg-inc.biz, now one of America's largest equipment import brokerage firms) and is now working as full time CEO. Marv is the Idaho State Representative for District 20 in Meridian, Idaho.